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2002-05-16 09:13:25 AM  
Doesn't look much like the BBC to me. However, I confidently predict orange carrots will remain favorite in Norther Ireland.
 
2002-05-16 10:13:57 AM  
They will still make it taste like leather no matter its color.
 
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2002-05-16 10:16:20 AM  
Wow! That's revolutionary! Amazing!

Ohhhhh... nevermind. It's just boring.
 
2002-05-16 10:16:48 AM  
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2002-05-16 10:17:08 AM  
Nature's sex toy, now in assorted colors for your pleasure.
 
2002-05-16 10:17:33 AM  
All you have to do is add colored ketchup and colored butter, and you've got a big, gay, rainbow colored meal...
 
2002-05-16 10:17:52 AM  
Wow! Do you realize what this means??

Anorexics no longer have to turn orange on their starvation carrot diets! Now they can CHOOSE the color they want!


"Ann was anorexic?! Well, sure she was thin - but what a lovely shade of mauve!"
 
2002-05-16 10:19:54 AM  
I wonder if they give you a Grimace teerd if you eat them. Hmmmmm.
 
2002-05-16 10:20:19 AM  
But where is the blue?
 
2002-05-16 10:22:05 AM  
They should hold a world-wide vote to see what color they should come out with next...and then have stupid adds that show chinese people forcing children to choose....
 
2002-05-16 10:22:10 AM  
I thought that carrots cause cancer.
 
2002-05-16 10:22:31 AM  
Frank_Lee_Mental
"...orange carrots will remain favorite in Norther Ireland."

:)

Will that be you matching this season then? ;)
 
2002-05-16 10:24:00 AM  
Bought purple carrots. Tasted like orange carrots, cost more, kids won't eat them. Kids said they should be orange. Kids were smarter than me.
 
2002-05-16 10:26:03 AM  
don't worry, by the time the Brits are finished cooking 'em, they will be grey.
 
2002-05-16 10:28:54 AM  
Brits love multi colored carrots, as they much their multi colored teeth.
 
2002-05-16 10:30:50 AM  
Blumf - Not me! I've never looked good in a bowler hat.
 
2002-05-16 10:31:13 AM  
Everyone should be aware that curing cancer is much easier than gardening. It's so upsetting.
 
2002-05-16 10:34:28 AM  
Sainsburys new Blue Carrot Cafe range?

*Giggles* I'll stick to yummy orange thanks.

*Wonders idly why it said it was BBC, but was CNN*
 
2002-05-16 10:34:37 AM  
Sorry, I forgot my </sarcasm> tag.
 
2002-05-16 10:38:26 AM  
Nobodys mentioned the vomit always has carrots in it 'fact' yet.
 
2002-05-16 10:46:41 AM  
Don't you hate it when people spend their time gardening instead of curing cancer? Until cancer is cured, all forms of gardening should be outlawed. That should stimulate all the smart people to do our bidding. </sarcasm>
 
2002-05-16 10:46:58 AM  
Whew, I thought this was going to be some more wacky bio-engineering and was worried that it was just for marketing. This is actually a good thing- introducing some more much needed bio-diverstiy and all.
 
2002-05-16 10:49:51 AM  
Russell Crowe, Sainsbury's root buyer, said: "We are very excited to have dug up old ground and sell the purple carrot exclusively.

You'd think he'd be working on Gladiator II or something.

Oh wait, he died in the first one. Nevermind.
 
2002-05-16 11:18:07 AM  
Hey all you stoners, here's a question to keep you busy--

If they breed an Orange that's a different color, will they have to change its name?
 
2002-05-16 11:19:56 AM  
Fact #383 Vomit always contains carrots, regardless of the diet of the 'vomeur' for the past 25 hours.

*doh!*
 
2002-05-16 11:23:33 AM  
I like carrots.
 
2002-05-16 11:25:17 AM  
Slowly we are turning ourselves into the grey aliens.
 
2002-05-16 11:32:20 AM  
05-16-02 10:26:03 AM Lukelightning
don't worry, by the time the Brits are finished cooking 'em, they will be grey.
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05-16-02 10:28:54 AM Bigjoel
Brits love multi colored carrots, as they much their multi colored teeth.


LMAO! dont ya just love brit bashin' ;o)
 
2002-05-16 11:34:46 AM  
Oi, A&M's school spirit drove them to have maroon carrots like 2 years ago. Not they sell them as "Healthy Carrots"..because messing with DNA is always healthy..right? Right?
 
2002-05-16 11:37:36 AM  
1-800-laid-off ??
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2002-05-16 11:39:42 AM  
If they breed an Orange that's a different color, will they have to change its name?

Whoa dude, that's deep. Lol ;)
 
2002-05-16 11:40:36 AM  
Ironically, I think carrots are the only thing that doesn't cause cancer. :)
 
2002-05-16 11:41:27 AM  
Ironically? Ironicly? Is this even a word?
 
2002-05-16 12:12:43 PM  
Yeah, but are they ribbed, with reservior tips?
 
2002-05-16 12:40:46 PM  
News flash: Carrots have been "differently coloured" for the last 1000 years.

Old news.
 
2002-05-16 01:07:18 PM  
Ummmmm, purple is just their original color, just like how eggplants' original color was green. Not surprisingly, the article doesn't mention that carrots originated from Afghanistan.
 
2002-05-16 01:39:08 PM  
Just to clarify Pinnacle's use of the term "A&M." I believe this refers to Texas A&M University. They developed a supposedly 'maroon' carrot. Maroon is their color. Their rival, the University of Texas, has (burnt) orange as their color. The carrot looked more purple than maroon in photos I've seen.
 
Da
2002-05-16 02:21:53 PM  
Cool - Low cost light sabers for midgets at last.
 
2002-05-16 03:37:03 PM  
You know, as long as I get to eat blue carrots, I really don't give a fark if there is a cure for cancer.
 
2002-05-16 08:46:17 PM  
Kill the stupid.
 
2002-05-17 05:48:05 AM  
Late, but what the heck...
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